Ten Other Wii Fitness Workout Programs

Lthough this book covers three of the most popular Wii fitness titles r in Wii Fit Plus, EA Sports Active Personal Trainer, and Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2010, these are by no means your only options. Besides the original Wii Fit and Jillian Michaels Fitness Ultimatum 2009, and the expansion pack for EA Sports Active Personal Trainer, EA Sports Active More Workouts, there are plenty of other ways to satisfy your Wii fitness needs. Some of these programs function more like interactive...

Understanding METs

This icon is available only after you've spent some time training with Wii Fit Plus and have already been presented with a definition of METs, which are metabolic equivalents of task. You can turn to Chapter 1 for more on METs. We've also included tables in Chapters 3, 5, and 6 that list the MET value for each activity discussed in those chapters. When the MET icon becomes available to you in My Wii Fit Plus, you can click on it anytime to get a recap of METs and calorie expenditure. Working...

Getting Started

The yoga and strength-training activities are accessed from the Training menu. Follow these steps to get started 1. To start yoga or strength-training activities, click the blue Yoga button or green Strength Training button on the Training menu. 2. When you are at your desired exercise selector menu, pick the activity you want to perform. After you select an activity, you see the exercises summary information, including the metabolic equivalent of task (MET) value and equipment needed, and have...

Exploring Whats in the

When you purchase your EA Sports Active Personal Trainer, you receive the software, which features more than 25 different exercises and sports-based activities (see Chapter 8 for the complete list) a ribbon-style Resistance Band, which you have to assemble (as outlined in the next section) and a Leg Strap that comes with an Adjustment Strip, allowing you to adjust the size of the strap, if necessary. Figure 7-1 shows the contents of the EA Sports Active Personal Trainer bundle. Try not to feel...

Calendar

The Calendar screen, as shown in Figure 1-5, is the first screen you encounter after registering a new Mii or choosing a Mii from the Wii Fit Plaza. The Calendar screen is also the secondary gateway to daily training with Wii Fit Plus. A sample Calendar screen. Every day you perform a Body Test, you get a stamp on your Calendar. A sample Calendar screen. Every day you perform a Body Test, you get a stamp on your Calendar. The options in this navigation area are as follows Wii Fit Plaza Clicking...